Gingrich wins South Carolina

Gingrich wins South Carolina

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich came back from the political dead again Saturday, upsetting Mitt Romney to capture the South Carolina GOP Primary. After falling from frontrunner to the bottom of the polls in recent weeks, Gingrich surged in the last week, capitalizing on campaign gaffes from former frontrunner Mitt Romney. Networks declared […]

Protest stalls anti-piracy bill

Protest stalls anti-piracy bill

Internet companies gave Congress in lesson in real power this week when an unprecedented, web-based protest flooded House and Senate offices with emails and phone calls and brought two bills aimed at online piracy to a screeching halt. Both the House and Senate postponed action on bills. “I have heard from the critics and I […]

Ex-wife: Gingrich wanted an ‘open marriage’

Ex-wife: Gingrich wanted an ‘open marriage’

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich, surging once again on the eve of the South Carolina primary, found his freewheeling personal life under scrutiny Thursday with explosive allegations from a former wife that he wanted an “open marriage” so he could sleep with other women. When John King, moderator of Thursday night’s CNN debate, […]

Perry drops out; Endorses Gingrich

Perry drops out; Endorses Gingrich

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, his campaign floundering and out of money, dropped his Presidential bid Thursday and endorsed serial adulterer Newt Gingrich as his choice for the GOP nomination. “Newt’s not perfect but who among us is,” Perry said in a press conference. The announcement came hours before the second and last GOP debate in […]

Newly unearthed newsletters reveal Ron Paul lied

Newly unearthed newsletters reveal Ron Paul lied

The New Republic has found more evidence that Ron Paul is lying about his involvement in racist, homophobic and anti-Semitic newsletters published under his name in the 1990s. The newly-discovered newsletters and direct mail pieces also discredit Paul’s claim that the newsletters overall only contained “a total of eight or ten sentences” that could be […]

Ron Paul flies first class and sticks taxpayers with the tab

Ron Paul flies first class and sticks taxpayers with the tab

Texas Congressman Ron Paul, the GOP presidential candidate who rants and rails against government waste, doesn’t mind sticking it to taxpayers when it comes to his own comfort. The Associated Press discovered Paul billed taxpayers 52 grand for traveling by air between Washington and his Congressional district since May 2009, flying first class on at […]

Jon Huntsman latest casualty in GOP sweepstakes

Jon Huntsman latest casualty in GOP sweepstakes

Jon Huntsman, the former Utah governor whose campaign never caught on, plans to quit the GOP Presidential race today. Close campaign aides tell Capitol Hill Blue that Huntsman told his staff Sunday night and will announce his departure from the race in a press conference where he will also endorse current GOP frontrunner Mitt Romney. […]

Romney wins New Hampshire: Can he be stopped?

Romney wins New Hampshire: Can he be stopped?

After back-to-back wins in Iowa and New Hampshire, the question now for the muddled Republican field of Presidential contenders is:  Can Mitt Romney be stopped? Romney cruised to an easy win in New Hampshire Tuesday, capturing nearly 40 percent of the vote and leaving a field of other pretenders — led by Ron Paul with […]

Romney opens up big lead in South Carolina

Romney opens up big lead in South Carolina

Uh. Oh. Bad news for the “Occupy Mitt Romney” movement.  The candidate who is supposed to be in trouble after a close call in Iowa still holds a huge lead in New Hampshire and has surged to a “major lead” in South Carolina. A new CNN/Time magazine poll shows Romney’s support down South climbed 17 […]